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Sunnygrace57 (Sunnygrace57)
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Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 6:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I recently read an article about someone with an unusual name. At first, I hoped it was not her real name, but I was relieved that it actually was. What was her name, and why was I relieved?
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Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 6:49 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

her = HAF?

was it given name? nickname? Sobriquet?

the name represented something? which made you hope it was not real?
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Was it her birth name?
Did she give the name to herself?
Relevant?

Is her given name unusual?
Is her family name?
Or the combination of her given and family name?

Does her name sound like something ridiculous?
Like something obscene?
Like something rude?
Or otherwise offensive?

Did her name significantly clash with her personality? Or looks?

Did she have a very exotic given name with a very plain family name?
Or vice versa?
Do given and family name originate from different cultures?
Does she have a very complicated name?
Does she have a lot of given names?

Are her initials relevant?
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Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 9:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

her = HAF? yes
was it given name?yes, no to rest nickname? Sobriquet?

the name represented something? which made you hope it was not real?yes
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Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 9:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it her birth name? yes
Did she give the name to herself? no
Relevant? yes

Is her given name unusual? no
Is her family name? no
Or the combination of her given and family name?
no
Does her name sound like something ridiculous? yesish
Like something obscene?
Like something rude?
Or otherwise offensive? no to these

Did her name significantly clash with her personality? Or looks? yes

Did she have a very exotic given name with a very plain family name? yes
Or vice versa?
Do given and family name originate from different cultures? no
Does she have a very complicated name? no
Does she have a lot of given names? no

Are her initials relevant?no
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Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 9:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is her given name an actual word in her mother language (such as Destiny or Hope)?
Is her given name a rather well-known word in a different language?
Is it a common name with... um... "creative spelling"?
Is it the name of some godess?
Or of a famous person or figure that you automatically associate with the name?
Is it a male name?

Does the name clash with her looks?
Or with her personality?

Is the trait of hers that clashes with her name one that is generally considered as positive (such as beauty or wisdom) and her name is associated with something negative?
Or is the trait of hers something negative and the name is associated with something pleasant?
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Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 10:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was the clash with her personality?

was she called Joy? Chastity? Grace?

was the name unsuitable because the word had a meaning like these examples? or was it because she shared the name with someone famous for a particular virtue or skill or peronality trait?
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Is her given name an actual word in her mother language (such as Destiny or Hope)? no
Is her given name a rather well-known word in a different language? no
Is it a common name with... um... "creative spelling"? no
Is it the name of some godess? no
Or of a famous person or figure that you automatically associate with the name? no, but explore "famous"
Is it a male name? no

Does the name clash with her looks? no
Or with her personality? no

Is the trait of hers that clashes with her name one that is generally considered as positive (such as beauty or wisdom) and her name is associated with something negative?
Or is the trait of hers something negative and the name is associated with something pleasant?no to allwas the clash with her personality?

was she called Joy? Chastity? Grace?

was the name unsuitable because the word had a meaning like these examples? or was it because she shared the name with someone famous for a particular virtue or skill or peronality trait?no to all, but something famous is relevant
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Were her given names the full name (or pseudonym) of a celebrity, including their family name?
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Were her given names the full name (or pseudonym) of a celebrity, including their family name?no, and her last name is not relevant
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Posted on Friday, January 27, 2012 - 8:49 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is it the name of a place? an object? a phenomenon? a character from history? mythology? a brand name?
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Was the article about her unusual name?
Is it relevant where the article was published?
Was the article about something she had done?
Is the article relevant at all (apart from the mention of the name)?

Are any of the following relevant about her: Age? Nationality? Race? Education? Occupation? Politics? Health? Physical stature or appearance? Relationships? Sexuality?

Can we call her X to simplify things?
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Was the article about her unusual name? no
Is it relevant where the article was published? no
Was the article about something she had done? yes, but irrelevant
Is the article relevant at all (apart from the mention of the name)? no
is it the name of a place? an object? a phenomenon?this is the closest, no to rest. a character from history? mythology? a brand name?

Are any of the following relevant about her: Age? Nationality? Race? Education? Occupation? Politics? Health? Physical stature or appearance? Relationships? Sexuality?

Can we call her X to simplify things?
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Does she have the name of a natural disaster, such as "Tsunami"?
Or of a certain mindset, such as "Chastity"?
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Does she have the name of a natural disaster, such as "Tsunami"? no, but it is weather-related
Or of a certain mindset, such as "Chastity"?no
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the name of a wind? Mistral? Sirocco?

a hurricane?

an ocean current?

Aurora?
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Rainbow?
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the name of a wind? Mistral? Sirocco?

a hurricane?

an ocean current?
Rainbow?Aurora? no to all
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Posted on Saturday, January 28, 2012 - 6:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

real story?
is she still alive?
born in [LTPF list of centuries & decades]?

her profession relevant? which one [LTPF list of professional fields]?
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real story? yes
is she still alive? yes
born in [LTPF list of centuries & decades]? middle aged, present day. This is relevant.

her profession relevant?no which one [LTPF list of professional fields]?
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Is she named after a particular weather-related event that took place around her birth?
After a hurricane?

Hippie culture relevant?
Woodstock relevant?

Is she famous?
If so, is she better known under a pseudonym?
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is she from a southeast Asian country?
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Is she named after a particular weather-related event that took place around her birth? yes
After a hurricane?
no
Hippie culture relevant? no
Woodstock relevant? no

Is she famous? no
If so, is she better known under a pseudonym?no
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is she from a southeast Asian country?no
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was the weather related event a tsunami? typhoon? flood? gale? fire?
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was the weather related event a tsunami? typhoon? flood? gale? fire?no, less severe
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just plain Rain? Rainbow? Storm? Phenominia associated with a storm, such as thunder or lightening (names more suitable for guys, I would think!)
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just plain Rain? Rainbow? Storm? Phenominia associated with a storm, such as thunder or lightening (names more suitable for guys, I would think!)no
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Associated more with cold weather? or with hot? Humid? Dry?
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Associated more with cold weather? or with hot? Humid? Dry?no, more like a time of day that involves weather
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dew? frost? precipitation?

sunrise? sunset? dawn? twilight? dusk?
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dew? frost? precipitation?

sunrise? sunset? dawn? twilight?YES dusk? ....Why was I relieved that Twilight was, in fact, her real name?
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Because you thought how awful it would be if someone actually wanted to be called that?

(I often think that when I see people who have had plastic surgery)
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Because you thought how awful it would be if someone actually wanted to be called that? yes, but there's just one more thing...
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The Stephanie Meyer books relevant?
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Was she born before the books came out?
So you were relieved that she was not named after the book by a rabid Edward fan? xD
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Was she born before the books came out?
So you were relieved that she was not named after the book by a rabid Edward fan? xDYES
*********SPOILER****************** Her name was Twilight. At first I thought no idiot would name their kid this, and she changed her name because she was obsessed with the Stephanie Meyer book/movie series. But it was, in fact, her real name. Now that Beyonce named her kid BLUE, though, Twilight doesn't seem so bad.
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Apparently some idiots would name their kids that. But it can't be worse than the parents who changed their kid's name and made it worse. She was originally an "Alice Cullen," but got teasing because of the series, so they switched her middle & first names... to "Isabella Alice Cullen." Yikes.
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Noticed that a spokesperson for the Democrats in Florida is named Krystal Ball. What were her parents thinking!

Weird name, good puzzle.
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Maybe Ball is her married name? I remember once I was at a synagogue for a youth convention, and there was a list to write names down for healing prayers. So, I wrote my grandmother's name down, and the rabbi refused to read it because he thought someone was pulling a prank. Well, her name was Anita Bergman until she married Martin Koch, and my h's look like k's.
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Maybe Ball is her married name? In that case, what was SHE thinking??

Hope you have learned to write cursive now!
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What if her first name were Dawn and she married Mr Twilight? Then she would be Dawn Twilight.

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